Successful Women of Israel

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Setting Goals and Measuring Progress Towards a More Productive 2018

When it comes to work, I’m an extremely organized person.

But perhaps the area where my organizational skills have the most profound effect is in the area of metrics.

Speaking to a good friend, I realized that while many people may plan out their goals, less people take the time to measure what they actually accomplished and that sharing my process may help some get more done this year.  

So in this post I’m going to discuss setting goals and measuring progress towards a more productive 2018.   read more

7 Most Important Lessons Learned by Successful Women in Israel in 2017

As we wrap up 2017 and get ready to take on 2018, it’s important to stop a moment and reflect on the important lessons we learned that will take us into the future. Often, what held us back, or almost held us back – is our own self; often we fail because we didn’t even try. In this post, 7 amazing women who had the courage to get out there share their experiences and insights and what they’re carrying into 2018.

I encourage you to share your most important lesson learned in the comments below. read more

The Best Talks and Interviews with Brené Brown

Brené Brown and storyteller and shame researcher. I stumbled upon her work a couple of years ago, watching her famous TED talk about vulnerability. Since then, she’s gone on to appear more and share her findings and I’ve gone on to consume them.   

Next month I’ll be holding a draw and one of my lucky subscribers will win a copy of Brené Brown’s book Daring Greatly. In honour of the giveaway, I’ve put together this list of Brene resources, which I hope you’ll enjoy.

1. The Power of Vulnerability

2. Listening to Shame

3. Brené Brown interviewing Oprah Winfrey about Courage

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How to Get Paid by Clients Who Don’t Want to Pay

Have you ever had trouble  getting paid?

Don’t sweat it too much because being refused payment is almost like a type of initiation. When you’re in business long enough, you’re sure to come across that dreaded client who doesn’t want to pay.

Does having a client who doesn’t want pay mean that you won’t get paid?

Of course not. It just means that you have to have measures and techniques in place, to help ensure you get paid.  

In this post, I share my experience in the hope that it will help you to get paid.

Put measures in place

When I started my copywriting business, at the outset I put together a price quote. Beneath the element that states the cost,  I list my terms and conditions. Those terms and conditions protect me. read more

Gender Segregation: How It’s Harming Women

Israel is a modern country based on modern values. But it is also a place where many believe that synagogue should inform state, where women-barring religious parties make up almost 11% of the Knesset, and where gender segregation is becoming increasingly pervasive.  

We’re not going to blame religion. Yes, Jewish Law is patriarchal. But precisely because it is patriarchal the wise rabbis always looked for ways to protect women. In fact, Judaism until modern times, has always been one step ahead of secular society in fostering women’s rights. read more

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